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20. Are the Braves happy with Yunel Escobar?

Yunel Escobar

The Braves have one of the best shortstops in baseball. But there's a lot of baggage with Yunel Escobar.

Last November the Atlanta Braves were trying to trade for San Diego pitching ace Jake Peavy. He was an Alabama guy, and for years the Braves heard Peavy wanted to pitch in Atlanta. But trade talks with the Padres broke down. Peavy wasn't sure, all of a sudden, that he wanted to be a Brave. And the Braves moved in another direction. The saving grace of the aborted deal was the Braves were able to... Recommended Stories

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